Phil Galfond won the first Galfond Challenge

Phil Galfond 2020

The first Galfond Challenge in which Phil fought against VeniVidi1993 included 39 sessions, and the initiator of challenge became the triumpher. Almost all the way, he went into the red and reached the mark of - €900 240. However, Phil managed to win the competition with a minimum margin of + €1 672.

The final session of Galfond against VeniVidi1993 took place last night. As part of it, the guys played 699 hands. The decisive hand is provided below:

VeniVidi1993 folded his cards, but after the session, Galfond said that his opponent had a lower full house.

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Thus, Galfond’s play turned out to be profitable and he became the winner in Galfond Challenge against VeniVidi1993. In addition to the winning of €1 672, he will also get €100 000 from VeniVidi1993 according to the results of side bet.

Galfond against VeniVidi1993

After the victory, Galfond wrote the several grateful posts on Twitter. Here are some of them:

Galfond also announced that the next сhallenge is scheduled for this week. Soon we will be able to watch the battle between Galfond and his another opponent.

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